• ‘It's Like Getting The Family Back Together': Canterbury Park Marks 1st Horse Races Of The Season

    1 month ago - By Bésame

    SHAKOPEE, Minn. - A sure sign of spring has arrived.
    The first horse races of the season are Wednesday evening at Canterbury Park in Shakopee.
    “We can't wait for May to arrive because it's like a family getting back together,” said Jeff Maday with Canterbury Park.
    The horses ran at 5 p.m., but the day at the track begins at 4:30 a.m. when the stables open and they first get fed.
    Then there's training at 6 a.m. Each horse trains differently, similar to athletes. Some gallop and some are hand-walked.
    A lot of work goes in at Canterbury too to prepare for the races, including getting the...
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